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    export DOCWhy is there so much paperwork involved in the export of goods?

    What are all these documents for?

    This module provide clarification to these questions and enable exporters to understand their responsibilities, what documents to be aware of and how to make your international trade documents work for you.The export documents are a means for ensuring that the international trade transaction is legitimate, compliant with any standards or regulations, and traceable. The information on these documents is used for statistical purposes, risk management and revenue generation. How well the documents are completed can be the difference between a customs clearance in the importing country being completed in hours rather than days. It is also one of the best means for combating corruption since errors and gaps bring opportunities for bribe requests...


    ITC has developed this learning course as part of its continuing mission to develop and improve world trade, especially for developing countries and women entrepreneurs. The specialist authors have drawn from their experience and from the learning gained from respected works used in their personal development to enable you to:
    • Have a better understanding of the export documentation process, including specific roles of the exporter and importer;
    • Know which documents are used in international trade and what specific information must be included to complete the documents correctly;
    • Be able to complete the international documents required for logistics, payments and information transfer purposes;
    • Understanding the importance of international documents in any international trade deal!